Steve Davis, Long-time Fixture In Texas Retail Electric Market Regulation, Retiring
New Counsel For Alliance For Retail Markets Named
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Stephen J. Davis, the long-time President of the Alliance for Retail Markets (ARM) and fixture in the world of Texas electric regulation, is officially retiring on December 13, 2019.
Davis began representing the Alliance for Retail Markets (ARM), an incorporated coalition of retail electric providers, in PUC rulemakings and contested case proceedings in 2002. In time, his primary focus became the representation of ARM, in the roles of the organization’s president and attorney.
Davis has operated his own legal and consulting practice since 2000
Previously, he served for 11 years on Staff at the Public Utility Commission of Texas, as Deputy Chief and then Chief of the agency’s Office of Policy Development, and previously as an administrative law judge
Davis also previously served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Public Utility Section of the Energy Division at the Office of Attorney General of Texas, where he represented the PUC in federal and state court. In his last two years at the Attorney General’s Office, he served as Section Chief of the Public Utility Section.
Davis also previously served as a regulatory attorney for the telecommunications utility, GTE of the Southwest, Inc.
Carrie Collier-Brown will succeed Davis as counsel at ARM
Collier-Brown has over 20 years of experience in electric market policy and law, including as a Staff member of the Texas PUC, where Collier-Brown led numerous rulemaking projects to implement the competitive retail electric market after Senate Bill 7 was enacted in 1999. Since then, Collier-Brown has represented electric industry clients for the last 8 years in contested proceedings and rulemaking projects at the PUC as well as administrative appeals of PUC decisions in court.